byVanStone, James W; Field Museum of Natural History
Throughout its history, Field Museum of Natural History's Department of Anthropology has acquired a sizable collection of American Indian trade ornaments. This collection, which includes a variety of pendants, brooches, gorgets, and other objects of personal adornment, is described and illustrated in this study. Numerous items in the collection are marked with the individual marks of craftsmen who produced ornaments for the Indian trade. Though some marks cannot be identified with certainty,... Topics: Field Museum of Natural History, Indians of North America -- Clothing Catalogs and collections,...
Fieldiana, Popular series, Anthropology, was published by Field Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Anthropology as Leaflet (no. 1-14, 1922-1924) and Anthropology leaflet (no. 15-34, 1924-1945), and by Chicago Natural History Museum as Anthropology leaflet (no. 35-36, 1945) and Popular series : Anthropology (no. 37-38, 1948-1959) Topics: Crickets, Orthoptera -- China, Sound production by animals, Krekels, China -- Social life and...
byNitecki, Matthew H; Field Museum of Natural History; Johnson, Markes E. joint author
Cyclocrinites dactioloides is a marine, calcareous, receptacullitid alga which occurs as a common fossil in the Lower Silurian (Llandoverian Hopkinton Dolomite) of eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinios. The main axis and lateral branches, previously unknown in this species, are described. These internal parts, rarely known in other taxa of cyclocrinitids, were poorly calcified and hence were seldom preserved. The flattened lower parts of the thalli, previously considered resting surfaces, are... Topics: Algae, Fossil, Paleobotany -- Illinois, Paleobotany -- Silurian, Paleobotany -- Iowa